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College Players Earn Their Stripes

June 17, 2016    2941 Views
college officials courseUS Lacrosse and the IWLCA are working to help introduce college lacrosse players to opportunities as officials.

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Top 10 Questions on NFHS Boys Lacrosse Rules

June 9, 2016    2594 Views
top 10 nfhs boys lacrosse rulesEach season the US Lacrosse Officials Education Program receives emails from coaches, players, parents, and officials on game situations wondering what the correct ruling is. Here are the top 10 questions from the 2016 season.

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Play On: From Parent to Official

June 3, 2016    5058 Views
US Lacrosse-certified official Tim BohdanOnce a scorekeeper for his son's games, Tim Bohdan used US Lacrosse resources to become a much-needed high school official Read More »

Can the Ball Make the Game Safer?

May 18, 2016    8934 Views
lacrosse ballsAn often-overlooked piece of equipment related to safety is the actual lacrosse ball. Original research in 2005 by Trey Crisco, a member of the US Lacrosse Sports Science and Safety Committee, led to the development of a NOCSAE ball standard. In 2014, the NOCSAE standard became required for all games using NCAA/NFHS/USL rules. Now, the ball could be getting even safer. Read More »

How Did You Miss That?

April 11, 2016    5374 Views
Corsetti BlogWe say officials have the best seat in the house. While it's true that we are the closest to the action we can’t watch the game the same way everyone else does. So, how do officials watch the game? Read More »

Four Steps to Becoming a Lacrosse Official

February 9, 2016    9099 Views
Four Steps to Becoming a Lacrosse OfficialLacrosse is growing at a pace that far outstrips the ability of organizations to cover game assignments. Have you considered becoming an official? Here are four steps to begin the process. Read More »

Online Education Gets New Home

February 4, 2016    3134 Views
Online Education Gets New HomeMore than 5,000 people have already signed up for the new US Lacrosse e-learning platform, which launched last month. Read More »

Snowy US Lacrosse Convention Opens in Baltimore

January 22, 2016    4574 Views

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Snow began falling on Friday afternoon in Baltimore, but that didn't stop the learning at the US Lacrosse National Convention. Read More »

A Personal Lacrosse Epiphany and Public Thank You

January 22, 2016    8840 Views

Girls' Official

Reflections from a former coach with a newfound appreciation for game officials. Read More »

How It Works: Illegal Body-Checking Rule in Youth Lacrosse

December 21, 2015    6159 Views
How It Works: Illegal Body Checking in Youth LacrosseOur resident official dives into the illegal body-checking rule as it applies to youth lacrosse, and discusses the differences in application between youth and high school play. Read More »